Summary: H.Res.269 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (05/04/1982)

(Measure passed House, amended)

Condemns the treatment of Yuli Kosharovsky and his family by the Soviet Union.

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the President should express U.S. opposition to the refusal of the Soviet Union to permit Kosharovsky and his family to emigrate to Israel; (2) the Soviet Union should comply with international agreements and with its constitution by permitting the Kosharovsky's to emigrate; and (3) the Soviet Union should end its persecution of persons seeking to emigrate and its denial of basic religious, civil, and human rights to Jews.